Neighborhood Parks

We welcome you to enjoy a walk in a park or an open space preserve while maintaining social distancing of more than six (6) feet from people outside of your household. Magical Bridge will be open to the public, Tuesday through Sunday, from 9 AM to 4:30 PM. The playground will be closed every Monday for cleaning.  For more information, please visit the Magical Bridge Foundation webpage. 

Park Hours: Sunrise -Sunset 

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Contact Us:

Open Space, Parks, and Golf Administration
Municipal Service Center
3201 East Bayshore Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Phone: (650)496-6962
Email: parks@cityofpaloalto.org

Park Services handles the maintenance of 162 developed acres of urban park lands. Individual parks range in size from under two acres to large community parks such as Rinconada Park, Mitchell Park, and Greer Park. Besides maintaining urban parks, Parks Services handles landscape maintenance of libraries, community centers, business districts and utility sub-stations.

Park Services maintenance programs include the of landscape plant materials, irrigation systems, turf management, tennis courts, soccer fields, softball fields, baseball fields, playground equipment, picnic facilities, dog runs, basketball courts, and a lawn bowling green. Park Services also maintains school athletic fields and tennis courts at all elementary and middle school sites.

Friends of the Palo Alto Parks:

Friends of the Palo Alto Parks is a non-profit organization that works the City of Palo Alto, private groups, non-profits, and citizen organization to have the best possible parks and open spaces.

To learn more and donate, please visit the Friends of the Palo Alto Parks website.